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William Barak : bridge builder of the Kulin / [Gib Wettenhall]
Bib ID 3701734
Format BookBook
Author
Wettenhall, Gib
 
Description Melbourne, Vic. : Aboriginal Affairs Victoria, 2006 
19 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9780957713154
0957713150
Summary

Pays tribute to William Barak, who became witness to Australia's first and only attempt to create a treaty between European settlers and Aboriginal clan leaders, and who, sixty five years later, would be Lionised as 'King of the Yarra Tribe' as becoming a bridge between the new arrivals and the original Aboriginal inhabitants.

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Subjects Barak, William Yarra Yarra chief, 1824-1903.  |  Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal artists.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Biography.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Activism.  |  Woiwurrung / Wurundjeri / Woiwurung people (S36) (Vic SJ55-05)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Kulin people (S21.1) (Vic SI54, SJ54)  |  Healesville / Coranderrk (E Vic Yarra Valley SJ55-06)
Other authors/contributors Aboriginal Affairs Victoria

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